Verona Interfaith Dinner

Holy Spirit Verona was a part of an interfaith meal on Saturday, June 9 with four Verona houses of worship.  Read about the event in an article written by Father Jerry for the Diocesan E-newsletter, The Voice, or on myVeronaNJ

Verona Clergy Council Welcome Letter to Islamic Center

Clergy of the First Presbyterian, First Congregational, Our Lady of the Lake Roman Catholic and Holy Spirit Episcopal Churches formally welcomed the newest house of worship to town with a meeting on June 6.  Read the formal letter of welcome, peace and inclusion here.

Members of Verona Clergy Welcome Islamic Center

Father Jerry, Dr. Montster Awad and Father Joe D'Amico at Memorial Day 2018

Members of the Verona Clergy Council held a meeting on Wednesday, June 6 with Dr. Montaser Awad, President of the Verona Islamic Center and other members of this new Verona house of worship.  These neighbors were formally welcomed and a wonderful dialogue ensued about how we might support one another.  A formal letter of welcome was signed and presented by members of the Verona Clergy Council.  Click here to review the letter. 

Pentecost 2018 Photos

Pentecost 2018 Recession

Pentecost Sunday 2018 was May 20, and it was a true celebration at Church of the Holy Spirit.  We had tounges of fire, a dove, red candles, the congregation wore red, we heard scripture in foreign languages and we shared in a red Coffee Hour.  Thank you to our resident Sunday School teacher and photographer Kathleen Gentile.

Be A Good Neighbor

Check out this lovely article about being a good neighbor (and highlighting our front lawn sign) featured on myVeronaNJ:

 http://www.myveronanj.com/2018/05/25/be-a-good-neighbor/

Verona Memorial Day Ceremony

Monday, May 28
Verona Civic Center

On Monday, May 28, 2018, Fr. Jerry will give the Invocation at Verona's Memorial Day Ceremony held each year in the Civic Center.

Our Presiding Bishop Preaches at Royal Wedding

Did you watch the Royal Wedding?  The cars, the dresses, the hats?  How about that sermon?  The sermon at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding was given by the Episcopal Church's Presiding Bishop Michael Curry.  "There is power in love... ultimately the source of love is God himself," said PB Curry.  Amen!  Watch or read the entire sermon here, or learn about the event here.

XI Bishop Elect - The Rev. Carlye Hughes

Three lay deputies (Jane Eliasof, Karen Pensiero and Ken Traficante) and Father Jerry spend Saturday, May 19, 2018 attending the Electing Convention for the XI Bishop of the Diocese of Newark.  They joined the other four hundred plus people at St. Peter's Morristown to witness history being made.  Our Bishop Elect (elected on the first ballot) is the Rev. Carlye Hughes of the Dicoese of Fort Worth, Texas.  For complete details, click here.

Blessing of Backpacks

Sunday, September 9
Blessing of the Backpacks 2017

During our 10am Worship on Gathering Sunday (September 9, 2018), students of all ages are encouraged to bring their backpacks to Church.

A special blessing will be offered as a new academic year commences.

Gathering Sunday

Sunday, September 9
Gathering Sunday 2017

Gathering Sunday is Sunday, September 9, 2018.  Our worship service will be held outdoors (and we return to the main Church the following week).  Join us for our special outdoor potluck coffee hour!  Sign up sheet for potluck in Fellowship Hall.

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